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Jay Don Blake (born October 28, 1958) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. 1628 - The Siege of La Rochelle, which had been ongoing for 14 months, ends with Huguenot surrender 1664 - The Duke of York and Albanys Maritime Regiment of Foot later to be known as the Royal Marines is established. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) or who have done so but then failed to...


Blake was born in St. George, Utah. He attended Utah State University in Logan and was a member of the golf team. He won the 1980 NCAA Championship and was named NCAA Player of the Year in 1981. He turned pro in 1981 and joined the PGA Tour in 1987. Palm Trees dot the landscape of St. ... Old Main building at Utah State University Utah State Universitys main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ... Logan is a city located in Cache County, Utah. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The NCAA Division I Mens Golf Championships, which is played in late May or early June, is the top annual competition in U.S. mens collegiate golf. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Although Blake has but one win on the PGA Tour, he earned a spot in the top-125 for 15 consecutive years since joining the tour in 1987. He has more than 3 dozen top-10 finishes in official PGA Tour events, including more than a half-dozen 2nds and 3rds. Blake's career year was 1991 when he had six top-10 finishes including one Tour win, $563,854 in earnings, and finished 21st on the final money list[1]; he also had a win in international competition that year. His best finish in a major championship is a T-6 at the 1992 U.S. Open. The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ...


In his late 40s, Blake played mostly in Nationwide Tour events. He lives in St. George, Utah. The Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) or who have done so but then failed to... Palm Trees dot the landscape of St. ...


PGA Tour wins

The Buick Invitational is a PGA TOUR golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California each February. ...

International wins

  • 1991 Argentine Open

Other wins

The NCAA Division I Mens Golf Championships, which is played in late May or early June, is the top annual competition in U.S. mens collegiate golf. ...

References

  1. ^ Bio on PGA Tour's official site

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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